Bachelor of Music - Performance

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The program of study leading to the Bachelor of Music with a major in performance is comprehensively designed to prepare for a career as a professional musician, a studio teacher, or a college professor. The degree provides a strong foundation in music history, music theory, and performance to ensure adequate preparation for continued study at the graduate level. Students enjoy numerous performance opportunities during their four years, including required third and fourth-year solo recitals.

Official Declaration of Major

Students are admitted to this degree by petitioning the appropriate applied faculty after the second semester of study. Faculty decisions are based on the quality of the second semester applied jury.

Additional Student Resources

  • For details concerning the BMUS Music Performance degree, please see our UGA Bulletin, which outlines music major and university-wide requirements.
  • For information concerning Franklin College requirements, please see here. Please note: Music Performance students are required to fulfill all of the Franklin College requirements. However, with the careful guidance of a music academic advisor, students can easily incorporate those additional requirements into their core curriculum efficiently. 
  • For an instrumental suggested matriculation summary, click here. For a vocal suggested matriculation summary, click here.
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